A fully integrated, comprehensive four week Opera course consisting of Training and Performances for Singers, Conductors, Directors, Reptiteurs, Technicians.

Designed for aspiring artists of any age or stage who wish to follow a career in opera.

The opera that will feature as the basis for our 2015 Summer Development programme will be announced nearer the time. Please subscribe to our MAILING LIST to receive news about all our courses and programmes.

Summer development programme outline:

During the programme individual coaching will be available for soloists and covers either in our chosen production or on other repertoire of their choice from our music staff and visiting coaches.

There will be regular workshops for everyone on every aspect of the profession including:- audition technique, stage craft, movement, working in different languages, career development, repertoire choice, concert work etc          

The whole Summer Development Programme is run by our Associate Artists, each of them with years of experience in the business – each of them eager to pass on their knowledge and  expertise to our Associate Members – by which I mean you, the people we are here to help.

Additional components will include:

  • A mentor scheme for each participant to monitor progress and offer continual support
  • A dedicated ensemble programme designed specifically for singers who are still in training or about to start training
WEEK-BY-WEEK TRAINING

The Summer Development Programme consists of four modules:

1. Centre: The first week is all about 'you' as the centre.

2. Collaboration: In Week 2 we look at your collaborative relationships with others.

3. Career: Week 3 takes us to your career.

4. Complete Performer: In the final week you will be putting everything together.